It seems pretty clear that the future of entertainment and human interaction will have a lot of elements of Augmented Reality as well as Virtual Reality. Augmented reality as opposed to virtual reality is an interactive experience where elements of the real-world are enhanced by computer generated details; this can be imagery, audio, or even smell. One lane where augmented reality can play a huge part in now and years to come is art exhibits and museums.
One of the latest examples of this AR technology being used with art is "The Art of Bloom" exhibition in Long Beach, LA. This unique art exhibit focuses on the special relationship between humans and flowers. Part of the exhibit is inspired by the cherry blossom season in Japan. It uses light, flowers, and falling petals to immerse the visitor in the experience. The other part of the exhibit is an augmented nature room and allows to activate petals through iPads and smartphones. It truly looks like a beautiful experience and is just a glimpse into the type of art exhibits that are possible through the powerful technology of Augmented Reality. Check out the video below to see footage of the exhibit!